St Theodore Trichinas (the Hair-shirt wearer), hermit near Constantinople (400)

April 20, 2019 Length: 1:05

He was born in Constantinople to well-off and pious parents. He became a monastic in Thrace, and subjected himself to many ascetic labors, one of which was always to dress in a hair-shirt, from which he was called "Trichinas" (meaning "hairy"). He was granted the gift of working miracles, both during his lifetime and after his repose. His relics exuded a healing myrrh.


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